Though young children can understand dangers and rules, curiosity will conquer caution. Parents must still keep a very close eye on preschoolers. Know where they are and what they are doing at all times. Preschoolers are not old enough to ever be left alone.

Ensure safety in your home, car, and anywhere your child plays by following tips for accident and injury prevention. As your preschooler becomes more mobile and independent, you will need to begin teaching him how to keep himself safe. Re-evaluate your safety measures regularly.

Despite our best efforts to keep our children safe, accidents do happen. Take a first aid class to prepare yourself.

Did you know?

Injuries, not illnesses, are the leading cause of death for Canadian children. Keep your child safe and prevent injury by following the suggestions listed in Car Seat SafetySafe HomeSafe Play and Abuse Prevention.